How to Improve Dealer Relationships With a Rewards Program

How to Improve Dealer Relationships With a Rewards Program Life is all about relationships. And business relationships, just like any other, are no exception. They take work — ongoing communication and a general interest in the other's well-being. When you're relying on dealer networks to be a local face and expert for your brand, it's [...]

By |2022-12-19T16:52:20-04:00December 19th, 2022|Incentive Types|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Cash vs. Non-Cash Employee Incentives

The Pros and Cons of Cash vs. Non-Cash Employee Incentives It's pretty clear that "given the importance of recruitment, retention, and engagement, incentive programs will be more important than ever." That's according to the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) in a report released earlier this year. They make a compelling case for robust incentive programs to [...]

By |2022-11-27T21:15:19-04:00November 27th, 2022|Incentive Types|0 Comments

The 12 Types of Incentive Programs and How They Work

The 12 Types of Incentive Programs and How They Work Back in 2005, economist Steven D. Levitt and journalist Stephen J. Dubner wrote a New York Times best-seller called Freakonomics which "changed the way we see the world." Before your eyes roll back in your head at the thought of reading a book about economics, [...]

By |2022-10-29T14:24:44-04:00October 29th, 2022|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Does the IRS Tax Customer Rebates, Points, and Rewards?

Does the IRS Tax Customer Rebates, Points, and Rewards? Mention the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and it's not surprising that you get reactions that range from terror to fear and confusion. To say that the U.S. tax code is convoluted is putting it mildly. Even economists and tax experts agree that "The American tax code [...]

By |2022-10-14T18:01:15-04:00October 14th, 2022|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Merchandise and Travel Rewards

There’s no reason to simply limit your reward options to cash, though. In fact, we would argue that only offering cash incentives to your employees is a major mistake. While you might think that cash rewards would be the most desirable for recipients, the data actually shows that merchandise and travel rewards provide greater employee [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:08:25-04:00September 5th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Branded Reloadable, Prepaid and Virtual Debit Cards

There are multiple options available to you when it comes to implementing an incentive program. In terms of how rewards are actually delivered, you have lots of options, too. You might choose to simply reward a participant  with a check, or by transferring funds into their account via ACH/direct deposit. But as we’ve seen, these [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:08:35-04:00September 5th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Incentives for Customers: Rebate Programs

Customer Rebates as Incentives Customer rebate programs are without a doubt one of the oldest forms of incentive marketing. They’ve been around forever, and it’s easy to overlook them as a viable option. They aren’t quite as hyped as some newer approaches to marketing and customer retention, and the word “rebate” isn’t exactly a sexy [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:09:04-04:00September 5th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Employee Behavior: Incentives Within Your Own Organization

When it comes to increasing revenue with third-party salesperson incentives, the scope of what you’re trying to do is fairly narrow. In other words, your end goal is singular and straightforward: You want to increase sales of a particular product or range of products, and you need to incentivize a very specific type of personality [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:09:08-04:00September 5th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Salesperson Incentives and Rewards Programs

Have you ever worked in sales? Perhaps your organization employs a sizeable sales force, and you’re interacting with your salespeople on a regular basis. Whether you’ve had firsthand experience working in sales or not, all it takes is a few minutes spent with a dedicated salesperson to realize that there’s something unique about them. People [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:09:33-04:00September 5th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments

Customer Loyalty Programs

Competition is everywhere and it doesn’t matter what industry you’re in either. No matter how niche you think your business might be, any profitable niche will eventually attract competitors. Particularly in the era of the startup, no company is invincible when it comes to potential competitors. Once you lose sight of this reality, you run the [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:10:06-04:00August 30th, 2019|Incentive Types|0 Comments
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